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Blessed Are the Sick

Morbid Angel

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
July 5th, 1991
Catalog ID:
MOSH 31 CD
Label:
Earache
Format:
CD
Reviews:
16 reviews (avg. 84%)
1. Intro 01:27   instrumental
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2. Fall from Grace 05:14   Show lyrics
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3. Brainstorm 02:35   Show lyrics
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4. Rebel Lands 02:41   Show lyrics
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5. Doomsday Celebration 01:50   instrumental
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6. Day of Suffering 01:54   Show lyrics
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7. Blessed Are the Sick / Leading the Rats 04:47   Show lyrics
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8. Thy Kingdom Come 03:25   Show lyrics
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9. Unholy Blasphemies 02:10   Show lyrics
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10. Abominations 04:27   Show lyrics
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11. Desolate Ways 01:41   instrumental
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12. The Ancient Ones 05:54   Show lyrics
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13. In Remembrance 01:26   instrumental
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Band members
David Vincent Vocals, Bass, Songwriting (tracks 1-4, 6-8, 10, 12, 13)
Trey Azagthoth Guitars, Keyboards, Piano, Songwriting (1-10, 12, 13)
Richard Brunelle Guitars, Songwriting (track 11)
Pete Sandoval Drums
Miscellaneous staff
Tom Morris Engineering, Mixing
Martin Nesbitt Layout
Nimbus Mastering
Johnny Barry Layout (leather box)
Docdata Mastering (2003 reissue)
David Vincent Vocals, Bass, Songwriting (tracks 1-4, 6-8, 10, 12, 13)
Trey Azagthoth Guitars, Keyboards, Piano, Songwriting (1-10, 12, 13)
Richard Brunelle Guitars, Songwriting (track 11)
Pete Sandoval Drums
Tom Morris Engineering, Mixing
Martin Nesbitt Layout
Nimbus Mastering
Johnny Barry Layout (leather box)
Docdata Mastering (2003 reissue)
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Read Evolutionary 92% Thamuz February 22nd, 2005
Read Still Holds Up 100% corviderrant February 28th, 2004
Read Classic Morbid Angel,... 92% GrimAndFrostbitten August 19th, 2003

Catalogue # MOSH 31 CD

Recorded in January / February 1991 at Morrisound Studios, Tampa, Florida.

The artwork is taken from the 1894 painting The Treasures of Satan by Belgian symbolist painter, writer, and occultist Jean Delville and was also used in Hexenhaus's first album A Tribute to Insanity (1988).

A music video was made for the song "Blessed Are the Sick".

Reissues:
- 1991: 12" vinyl (First edition with a sticker on the front promoting the tour & lyrics sheet on the inside)
- 1991: 7" boxset incl. insert (ltd. to 2000 copies)
- 2002: incl. "Blessed Are The Sick" bonus video and was remastered.
- 2006: CD by Del Imaginario Discos, containing the "Blessed Are The Sick" video as a bonus. This release has cover artwork's colours slightly clearer than original one, and green logo and title. Also, the tracklist on the back cover is missing "Intro" and "The Ancient Ones", even though they are on the CD and, for "The Ancient Ones", also in the booklet. Catalogue number: D.I. 063.
- 2009: Picture disc (ltd. to 1500 copies)
- 2009: Dual Disc incl. Tales of the Sick - A Closer Look:
1. Opening credits
2. Making the record
3. The cover and the image
4. The background of the live show
5. You're either with us...
6. Inspiration
7. Making the video
8. At war with weakeners
9. Band merchandising
10. The tampa scene
11. Who is Morbid Angel?
12. End credits
Music Video:
13. Blessed Are The Sick
- 2011: Limited edition digipak; includes a bonus foldout album cover poster

Identifiers:

Barcode: 5 018615 103127

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